Citrate (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Citrate (Urine)

Preferred Specimen

24 Hour urine (acid)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

UCIT

Notes

  • "Citrate, urine" should be requested for patients with renal stones.
  • For dialysis patients please see the "Citrate, plasma" listing.
  • Non-acidifed samples may give falsely low citrate due to bacterial decomposition

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (Via WHL)

Send Away Volume

10 mL urine

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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